The Death of the Doyen of Highlife music in Nigeria

The entire music world wish to announce the *death* of a Living Legend of Highlife music one of the last man standing, the last of the original

Dr Victor Abimbola Olaiya the Highlife music legend is dead.

He was probably the last of the old musician doyen of our times.


His death according to a terse statement signed by Bimbo Esho. Managing Director of Evergreen Music Company Ltd said he died today 12 February 2020  at Luth hospital Lagos State at exactly 12noon.

“We pray that the Doyen of highlife music find repose with the creator while wishing the family and entire music community the fortitude to bear this irreplaceable loss..

“And to my name sake Abimbola Olaiya I will miss your contribution to *HIGHLIFE MUSIC* . Dr Victor Abimbola Olaiya was 89 years of age on December 31st, 2019..


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